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Valentino’s facing eviction from old Courthouse

CROWN POINT │ After 29 years, Valentino’s Café & Ice Cream Parlor in the old Lake County Courthouse is facing eviction.

March 28, 2014 7:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Honor Clay, but choose another path

It's nice to see the late Rudy Clay be honored by the Indiana Senate, with the potential to rename Fifth Avenue in Gary in honor of the longtime politician who was so passionate about his city. But perhaps there's a better way to honor him.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Weekend fun includes both Corn and Mint cooking contests

FROM the FARM: Weekend fun includes both Corn and Mint cooking contests

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

June 12, 2013 12:00 am

Easter Bunny to make appearance at Historic Lake County Courthouse

CROWN POINT | The Easter Bunny will be in at the Historic Lake County Courthouse Saturday.

March 22, 2013 11:43 am
Courthouse shops hold Cabin Fever sale

Courthouse shops hold Cabin Fever sale

CROWN POINT | Tired of winter and needing a reason to get out of the house?

February 27, 2013 12:35 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Chance to see sold-out Crown Point dinner theater 'Frozen Stiff'

OFFBEAT: Chance to see sold-out Crown Point dinner theater 'Frozen Stiff'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 20, 2013 12:00 am
Acclaimed ‘Carnage’ makes region debut in Crown Point

Acclaimed ‘Carnage’ makes region debut in Crown Point

Eric Evans, co-director of Crown Point Community Theatre’s production of “God of Carnage,” said was immediately taken with the comedy when he was presented with the script.

October 24, 2012 6:18 pm Photos

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FROM the FARM: Crown Point to host its first corn roast recipe contest

FROM the FARM: Crown Point to host its first corn roast recipe contest

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

June 06, 2012 12:00 am
Would-be juror pays penance

Would-be juror pays penance

CROWN POINT | An man walked Monday in front of the Lake County Government Complex with a sign admitting he failed to comply with jury duty.

January 30, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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Memorial service is Thursday in old courthouse rotunda

CROWN POINT | A memorial service will be held for Dick Becker at 10 a.m. Thursday in the rotunda of the historic Lake County Courthouse on Crown Point's downtown square.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Marriage mill needs bigger dowry

EDITORIAL: Marriage mill needs bigger dowry

The old Lake County Courthouse, like any other historical building, needs periodic repairs to stay in shape. It's time to show that support.

July 12, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Crown Point Courthouse campaign featured in latest Indiana Landmarks magazine

OFFBEAT: Crown Point Courthouse campaign featured in latest Indiana Landmarks magazine

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am
Couple return to Old Courthouse after 70 years

Couple return to Old Courthouse after 70 years

CROWN POINT | The first time they came to the Lake County Courthouse, Walter Quanstrom and Neita Perry took the bus from Gary and landed on the southeast corner of the downtown square. They walked to the south door of the Grand Old Lady and purchased a marriage license. It was early 1941.

April 24, 2011 12:00 am

Lake Courthouse Foundation Inc. seeks campaign chairman

CROWN POINT | The Lake Courthouse Foundation Inc. is seeking a chairman for its Capital Fund Campaign Committee.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am

Gary man's conviction in quadruple murder reversed

INDIANAPOLIS | An appeals court threw out the 240-year sentence of a Gary gang leader convicted in 2004 in a horrific, quadruple homicide and robbery.

April 01, 2011 4:15 pm
Grand Old Lady needs more than cosmetic surgery

Grand Old Lady needs more than cosmetic surgery

CROWN POINT | The bell tower atop the 130-year-old Lake County Courthouse stands high above any nearby building, visible from miles away.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Dyer woman still working at 91

Dyer woman still working at 91

CROWN POINT | Business owners with employees who complain about their work might want to consider bringing Jennie Decker in to give them a good talking to.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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